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My 18 year old top freezer Inglis refridgerator has started to clunk. This noise began a couple of months ago. The clunk is fairly loud ( heard over the TV) and happens once every couple of hours. The fridge continues to work but I would like to have an idea of what this problem could be, and its potential cost, before I get the repair done.

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Hi,
The clunking is because the compressor has a broken mount and it clunks when it shuts off... this will eventually cause bigger problems, but probably you will need to replace the compressor to fix it...even so just check that a bolt did not come loose and that it may be a simple fix...

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